|DEAN, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, PHILOSOPHY|
|School: College of Arts & Letters|
|Department: Philosophy / CAL 105|
Lisa M. Dolling received her Bachelor's degree in philosophy from Manhattanville College, where she minored in English and French literature. After earning a certificate of completion cum laude from the Higher Institute of Philosophy in Louvain, Belgium, she received her M.A. in philosophy from Fordham University. After a year of studying comparative literature on fellowship at NYU, she went on to complete her Ph.D. in philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York where she had the honor and pleasure of studying with Marx W. Wartofsky who served as her dissertation director and mentor.
Philosophy of science, philosophy of quantum physics, hermeneutics, aesthetics, feminism, women philosophers, the philosophy of literature, and the philosophy of education.
Professor Dolling wrote her dissertation on the philosophical writings of quantum physicist Niels Bohr, a work she is revising and expanding for publication. In addition to her specialty in the philosophy of science, her main interests are hermeneutics, aesthetics, feminism, women philosophers, the philosophy of literature, and the philosophy of education. Her publications include the book The Tests of Time: Readings in the Development of Physical Theory (Princeton University Press) as well as articles on Hermeneutics, Epistemology, and the philosophers Hans-Georg Gadamer, Karl Jaspers, Edith Stein and Ayn Rand. She is currently writing about the similarities between science and aesthetics, as well as researching a book-length project that examines the work of 19th century ecologist, linguist, and polymath George Perkins Marsh.
Professor Dolling comes to Stevens from St. John's University, where in addition to teaching philosophy, she served as Executive Director of the University Honors Program, Director of the Women's Studies Program and Coordinator of the Science and Religion project. In addition to her dream of writing the next "Critique of Pure Reason," Professor Dolling's aspirations include learning to cook like Jacques Pepin and play the blues like Eric Clapton.
American Philosophical Association
Philosophy of Science Association
New York Society for Women in Philosophy
HPL 111 Philosophy I: Theories of Human Nature
HPL 112 Knowledge, Reality and Nature
HPL 346 Modern Philosophy
HPL 348 Aesthetics
HPL 350 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
HPL 368 Philosophy of Science
HPL 369 Science and Religion
HPL 448 Contemporary Philosophy
HPL 460 Philosophy and Feminism
HPL 463 Existentialism
HPL 468 Women Philosophers of the Twentieth Century
HPL 495 Seminar in Philosophy